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Author Córdova, James M., 1974-

Title The art of professing in Bourbon Mexico : crowned-nun portraits and reform in the convent / by James M. Córdova.

Published Austin : University of Texas Press, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
Edition First edition.
Physical description 1 online resource (289 pages) : illustrations
Notes "This book is a part of the Latin American and Caribbean Arts and Culture publication initiative, funded by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: List of Illustrations -- List of Abbreviations -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Chapter 1. Women's Religious Pathways in New Spain -- Chapter 2. New Spanish Portraiture and Portraits of Nuns -- Chapter 3. Euro-Christian Precedents in the Crowned-Nun Image -- Chapter 4. Indigenous Contributions to Convent Arts and Culture -- Chapter 5. The Profession Portrait in a Time of Crisis -- Chapter 6. Colonial Identity Rhetorics -- Epilogue -- Notes -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Index.
Summary "Offering a pioneering interpretation of the "crowned nun" portrait, this book explores how visual culture contributed to local identity formation in Mexico"-- Provided by publisher.
Notes Description based on print version record.
Local Note Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Crowned-nun portraits.
Portrait painting, Mexican -- 18th century.
Art and society -- Mexico -- History -- 18th century.
National characteristics, Mexican, in art.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780292753150 (hardback)
9780292753167 (e-book)